A 16-year-old male asked:
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small arachnoid cyst within the right paramedian retrocerebellar region? is this a common place to have these cyst here?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
It is common place: Posterior fossa in general is where all the action is when it comes to these types of cysts. They are generally thought to be of no clinical significance.
Answered on Apr 23, 2015
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